First Aid Classes - Portland, Maine
In Portland, First Aid certification classes from the American Red Cross give you access to the latest proven science and techniques – so that you can deliver the right level of care when it's needed most. All of our classes are developed under the guidance of the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, a 50+ member panel of nationally recognized experts in from a variety of scientific, medical, and academic disciplines. In addition, our local instructors are trained, knowledgeable professionals who can help you put your knowledge into action – and learn how to properly provide care to infants, children and adults. Find a class in your area.
The Red Cross offers first aid training in Portland that can not only make you a more capable citizen, but a more valuable employee. With our OSHA-compliant classes, which are available in in-person and Simulation Learning formats only, you can learn the skills necessary for responding to a wide range of first aid emergencies. From cuts and scrapes to burns, illnesses and a wide range of other injuries, our first aid classes deliver the information you need to help anyone, anywhere.
If you don't need OSHA-compliant certification and either have a challenging schedule or simply learn best in an online environment, opting for one of our online first aid trainings in Portland may be the solution you've been looking for. All of our online classes provide the same coursework and "lecture" materials as our traditional and Simulation Learning courses, but in lieu of a hands-on skills session they give you a series of online activities that will test your knowledge and skills. And although it won't be quite the same experience, you'll be able to fully understand the techniques described in class – and by the end, you'll have the confidence to apply them in a real-world setting. For additional details on our online first aid classes, browse our newest course listing.
When it comes to delivering care during times of crisis, having the right supplies is almost as important has having the right skills. That's why all of our Portland first aid classes include information on what to stock in your first aid kit. By helping you gain the skills and knowledge necessary for providing the right care at the right moment, we can empower you to help anyone – including adults, infants, and children, when they need it most.
No matter how much you talk to your athletes about safety, accidents will happen. That's why it's important to gain the skills and knowledge to help at a moment's notice. To that end, we offer a wide range of first aid classes in Portland, including First Aid, Health and Safety for Coaches, and our Wilderness and Remote First Aid course. By empowering you with the information to provide important care after an accident or injury, you can help your players, team members or outdoor club members when and how they need it most. Explore the classes available in your area and get the training you need.
After your first aid training in Portland is complete, it's important to test your skills on a regular basis. Otherwise, you run the risk of losing them due to lack of use – and all of your work will have been for naught. So, in order to help you easily maintain your skills and keep your memory sharp, we've developed a series of free, interactive online refreshers that allow you to test your skills regularly. This way, you can be stay prepared to help long after your class has ended.
With your Portland first aid training complete, your certification will be valid for two years. However, because skills that aren't used regularly are easy to forget, we encourage you to use our online refresher materials. Featuring interactive games, quizzes, online activities and videos, they allow you to test your skills regularly – so you can stay ready to help when it's needed most. It's just one of the many benefits of training with the American Red Cross. Check out our Refresher Center for details.
At the Red Cross, online certificates make it easy to keep track of your trainings, distribute them to current or potential employers, send them to volunteer organizations, and more. With a unique URL and QR code, you can provide anyone, anywhere with the information they need to validate your credentials with just the click of a button. It's just one of the bonuses of earning your First Aid certification in Portland with us.